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Cpl. Willard Irwin was member of ‘Desert Air Force’ in North Africa in WW II

In U.S. Army Air Force, World War II on May 18, 2011 at 4:38 am

Cpl. Willard Irwin is shown standing in front of his Michigan home shortly after World War II. It’s the only personal picture he has of himself in the war. Photo provided

Cpl. Willard Irwin was a member of the 64th Fighter Squadron, 57th Fighter Group that provided tactical air support for British Gen. Bernard Montgomery’s 8th Army during the North African Campaign in World War II. They were known as “The Desert Air Force.”
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